Sorong Private Tours

As a tourist guide, I offer private tour from Sorong city to solo traveler or group of visitors who are interested in seeing the natural beauty of tropical islands of Raja Ampat or the interior region of mainland of West Papua.

nature watching, birdwatching, wildlife watching in Sorong's forest
Private Tour Organized from Sorong City

Sorong is a city in Indonesia which has become the main gate for traveling to Raja Ampat. Visitors who arrive in Sorong after a long distance flight from home will continue their trip to Raja Ampat by fast ferry boat. Upon reaching Waisai town, they still have to carry on their trip by speedboat or by car to homestay or beach resort. It is a tiring journey.

Black-capped Lory
Black-capped Lory

In Raja Ampat, visitors can enjoy swimming, snorkeling or even scuba diving to see various species of fish and other marine creatures. To capture photographs and videos of the marine life, visitors need to buy an underwater camera such as Nikon W300, Olympus TG-6 or a D-SLR camera with an underwater housing.

The kind of activities for visitors who are interested in exploring the interior of Sorong regency is usually related to rainforest environment. Hiking, birdwatching and wildlife watching are popular among visitors.

Hooded Butcherbird
A Couple of Hooded Butcherbird

The duration of the private tour can be as short as 3 days/2 nights to as long as 7 days/6 nights. Usually, the sequence of the tour can be described as follows:

Sorong city has got several islands that are also interesting for visitors to explore. The inhabitants of the islands are fishermen. Visiting one of them will allow tour participant to see the daily life of the villagers.

To get more info and book the tour, please, contact me (Charles Roring by e-mail to: or by whatsapp to: +6281332245180.